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Vegas gunman visited Philippines at least twice

MANILA, Philippines — A Filipino official says Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock traveled at least twice to the Philippines, where his girlfriend was born......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarOct 4th, 2017

Las Vegas shooter’s girlfriend said she handled ammo

LAS VEGAS --- The girlfriend of the gunman behind the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history told authorities they would probably find her fingerprints on bullets because she sometimes helped him load ammunition magazines. An FBI agent tells a judge in warrant documents made public Friday that Marilou Danley wasn't arrested when she returned to the U.S. from the Philippines days after the Oct. 1 shooting, and that she was cooperating with investigators. Her boyfriend, Stephen Paddock, shot himself dead after firing from a Las Vegas Strip casino into a concert crowd, killing 58 people and injuring hundreds. The agent says in the Oct. 3 document that there was no evidence ...Keep on reading: Las Vegas shooter’s girlfriend said she handled ammo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 13th, 2018

Vegas probe shifts to killer’s Pinay partner

MANILA, Philippines — The investigation of a gunman who killed 59 people at a Las Vegas concert has shifted to his Filipina-Australian girlfriend, who has re.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 4th, 2017

Over 553,000 tourists visited Boracay in 1st quarter of 2018

AKLAN, Philippines – Amid news of its impending closure , Boracay Island attracted a total of 553,074 tourists during the first 3 months of 2018.  Domestic tourists registered 164,911 arrivals or 30% of the total inbound visitors, while foreign tourists registered 376,171 arrivals – up by 32% from the 284,878 tourists in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 18th, 2018

Bishop fears crackdown amid Australian nun s detention

MANILA, Philippines – Manila Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo said he fears a crackdown on government critics after the Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Monday, April 16, detained an Australian nun known for promoting farmers' rights and opposing extrajudicial killings (EJKs). Pabillo, who visited detained Sister Patricia Fox ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 17th, 2018

Ilocos Sur one step ahead in preps for Palaro living quarters

ILOCOS SUR, Philippines – Soft mattresses, pillows, and blankets welcomed every athlete who traveled to Ilocos Sur to compete at the Palarong Pambansa 2018 . On Monday, April 16, Rappler visited two schools which the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Ilocos Sur local government unit (LGU) reserved for the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 16th, 2018

BI confirms arrest of Australian nun

https://twitter.com/JMAurelioINQ/status/985838537651056642 The Bureau of Immigration (BI)on Mondayconfirmed the arrest of an Australian nun who has been staying in the country advocating human rights. Sister Patricia Fox, 64, is an Australian citizen living in the Philippines for more than a decade. She came to the country as a lay missionary of the Congregacion de Notre Dame de Sion (Congregation of Our Lady of Sion), a Roman Catholic religious group. She is an active land reform and human rights advocate and member of Unyon ng Manggagawa sa Agrikultura (UMA) and Pagkakaisa para sa Tunay na Repormang Agraryo (PATRIA). On Monday, she was visited by Immigration officers at her...Keep on reading: BI confirms arrest of Australian nun.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 16th, 2018

Central Command commander visits 8ID

The Commander, Central Command of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, Lieutenant General Paul T. Atal and Party visited the men and women of the 8th Infantry (Stormtroopers) Division, Philippine Army on March 15, 2018......»»

Category: newsSource:  samarnewsRelated NewsApr 9th, 2018

Reflections, Manila, Philippines 12/04/1906 68 of 70 – Manila Picture

This is a collection of 70 postcards collected by John W. Millaway, 1st Sargent , United States Marine Corps, in preparation of the world circumnavigation by the Great White Fleet 1907-1909. He visited many of the ports that the Fleet would visit about a year before the Fleet. He collected these postcards for his girlfriend… link: Reflections, Manila, Philippines 12/04/1906 68 of 70 – Manila Picture.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsApr 5th, 2018

From ‘sampayan’ to the toast of Manhattan

A few years ago, while visiting New York City, eminent neurologist and art patron Dr. Joven Cuanang visited an "Asian art fair," and was dismayed to find not a single Filipino artist represented. "I realized that we are not being recognized by other countries," he says. "Iba ang tingin sa atin ng mundo. But we are not just a nation of OFWs (overseas Filipino workers) and singers---we have an innate artistry." Then and there, he hatched the idea of "cultural diplomacy" ---introducing the rest of the world to the vibrant and diverse contemporary art scene in the Philippines. The formidable Dr. Cuanang is one of those rare individuals who, once he sets his mind to it, can turn...Keep on reading: From ‘sampayan’ to the toast of Manhattan.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 2nd, 2018

Seeing HK as the locals do

HONG KONG has always been a favorite out-of-the-country haunt of Filipinos and the numbers prove it: from December to January 2017, 894,489 Filipinos visited “Asia’s World City,” a 13.1% increase from its year-to-date numbers. The Philippines is the city’s sixth largest market (excluding mainland China) according to the most recent statistics by Hong Kong Tourism […] The post Seeing HK as the locals do appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 2nd, 2018

Philippine companies should invest more in security, says Blackpanda CEO

By Krista A. M. Montealegre, National Correspondent IF THE GUNMAN in the deadly attack at the Resorts World Manila had walked into another establishment that fateful night last June, a security expert fears that guards in most places in Metro Manila would have responded the same way as those in the integrated resort. The Philippines, […] The post Philippine companies should invest more in security, says Blackpanda CEO appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 1st, 2018

3 million devotees, pilgrims visit Kamay ni Hesus Shrine in Lucban

LUCENA CITY -- An estimated three million devotees and pilgrims visited "Kamay ni Hesus" shrine in Lucban town in Quezon province, the most popular Holy Week pilgrimage site in the Philippines. From Palm Sunday to Good Friday, the throngs of pilgrims to the five-hectare religious complex located in Barangay Tinamnan at the base of the mystic Mount Banahaw, reached more than three million, according to Fr. Joey Faller, the popular "healing" priest and administrator of the shrine. "That's the estimate of the staff tasked to count the incoming visitors at the gate. And it could reach more than that if we will count the arrivals of more pilgrims and tourists until Easter Sunday," F...Keep on reading: 3 million devotees, pilgrims visit Kamay ni Hesus Shrine in Lucban.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 31st, 2018

Bert Nievera, the ‘Johnny Mathis of the Philippines,’ sings his swan song

  He has blessed us all with his voice and his ability to make people jump to their feet," singer Martin Nievera said of his recently departed father, Roberto Jose "Bert" Nievera. Bert, the smooth-voiced 1960s balladeer dubbed as the "Johnny Mathis of the Philippines," succumbed to multiple organ failure resulting from sepsis last March 27 at the Southern Hills Hospital and Medical Center in Las Vegas. He was 81. "I will miss him. We all will. As lost and empty as I feel today, I hold on to every memory. I plan to make my father's spirit shine with every song I sing from this day forward," Martin told the Inquirer in an e-mail. Bert was born on Oct. 17, 1936, in Bagu...Keep on reading: Bert Nievera, the ‘Johnny Mathis of the Philippines,’ sings his swan song.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 31st, 2018

Feathery Bamboo, Manila, Philippines 12/04/1906 36 of 70 – Manila Picture

This is a collection of 70 postcards collected by John W. Millaway, 1st Sargent , United States Marine Corps, in preparation of the world circumnavigation by the Great White Fleet 1907-1909. He visited many of the ports that the Fleet would visit about a year before the Fleet. He collected these postcards for his girlfriend… link: Feathery Bamboo, Manila, Philippines 12/04/1906 36 of 70 – Manila Picture.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsMar 29th, 2018

It’s Vegas for Jerwin Ancajas title defense

MANILA, Philippines — A formal announcement is expected any day now but the word is IBF superflyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas’ fifth title defense against c.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 26th, 2018

DFA: No Filipino casualty in Southern France shooting rampage

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Saturday, March 24, that no Filipino was hurt in the suspected terror attack in Southern France. In a statement, the DFA said no Filipino casualty was reported to the Philippine Embassy in Paris when a gunman – believed to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 24th, 2018

UP: Gunman in campus fake news

MANILA, Philippines — The administration of the University of the Philippines (UP) yesterday denied rumors that a gunman was seen in a building in its flagsh Source link link: UP: Gunman in campus fake news.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsMar 21st, 2018

UP: Gunman in campus fake news

MANILA, Philippines — The administration of the University of the Philippines (UP) yesterday denied rumors that a gunman was seen in a building in its flagsh.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 21st, 2018

Gibbons predicts slam-bang showdown

MANILA, Philippines — Las Vegas matchmaker Sean Gibbons described WBA welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse of Argentina as a dangerous opponent because of h.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 17th, 2018

Revisiting Fort Santiago

MANILA, Philippines — The historic Fort Santiago, in the heart of the walled city of Intramuros, is one of the most visited tourist destinations in Manila be.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 16th, 2018